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Virtuos Lyon (logo)
1 Place Pascalon
69002 Lyon

Date : 21.09.2022
Ad posted a first time on 18.08.2022
Reference : AFJV-EDEV108-23637

Virtuos Lyon

To be a part of Virtuos means to be a creator and aim at excellence.

At Virtuos, we harness the latest technologies to make video games better and more immersive than ever before. That is why we pride ourselves in constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility since our founding in 2004.

With over 3,000 staff in 16 studios around the world, Virtuos is one of the largest and most recognized game developers. Since 2004, Virtuos has contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms. Our track record is full of achievements. Virtuos has worked with 18 of the top 20 game companies worldwide (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...) by contributing to many of their largest AAA, New-Gen titles as well as shipping over 10 co developed titles each year in recent years. Virtuos aims at being the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

For our studio located in Montpellier, working on high expertise level projects (engineering, rendering), we are looking for passionate junior engine / rendering / tool programmers. If you are eager to address technical challenges and participate to the development of a small local team whilst getting the opportunity to cooperate with other international studios, it's time to start a career at Virtuos !


Avec plus de 3000 employés et 16 studios dans le monde entier, Virtuos est l'une des plus reconnues et des plus grandes compagnies développant des jeux vidéo pour les 18 éditeurs parmi les 20 plus renommés (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...).

Pour notre studio basé à Montpellier, spécialisé sur des projets à forte valeur ajoutée technique, nous recherchons un.e Lead jeux vidéo (engine, rendu, outils) passionné.e de programmation et motivé.e par le challende de contribuer à la formation d'une équipe, la diriger sous la surpervision et avec l'aide du directeur technique du studio. Vous aurez l'occasion de coopérer avec des équipes des autres studios de Virtuos (Lyon, Paris, Dublin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Singapour...). Parmi les jeux récents auxquels nous avons collaboré figurent : The Outer World, Medal of Honor Above and Beyond, Dark Souls Remastered, Destroy all Humans ! , Marvel's Avengers ou encore Bioshock : The Collection.
Virtuos recrutement

Lead Developer (Lyon)

Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

Virtuos Lyon, France is actively looking for Lead Programmers to contribute to a great unannounced AAA video games for PC and consoles.

Main responsibilities :
  • Guide a team of engine programmers.
  • Collaborate closely with the Producer and other team members.
  • Implement Agile methodology.
  • Make sure the team delivers clean, clearly structured and commented code.
  • Ensure documentation is up to date.
  • Share knowledge and mentor junior programmers.
  • Plan ahead, identify risks and make sure the team deliver on time.
  • Perform other related duties.

Candidate Profile

Must have qualifications :
  • Minimum of 3 years in game programming, preferably on AAA console titles.
  • Credited with at least one game launch in programming role or Lead Programmer.
  • Proficient in C++ and object oriented programming.
  • Ability to jump into large, existing code bases.
  • French and English both written and spoken.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Autonomous and proactive.
  • Team player attitude !

Nice to have qualifications :
  • An in-depth experience with C++ programming in Unreal Engine 4.
  • Good understanding of code impact on performance and memory utilization.

Additional Information

What we offer :
  • Open and collaborative employee culture.
  • Located in the heart of Lyon.
  • Partial work from home possible.
  • Overseas work opportunities.
  • Healthcare plan.
  • Team buildings and company activities.
  • Complimentary drinks.
  • And more...


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